Buyende - Valerie Academy

Name of School: Buyende - Valerie Academy
Location: Buyende in Buisia District near Uganda Border
Number of Teachers: 1
Number of Students: 20
School Opened: February 2014

How many desks? NONE
How many needed?: 10
How many benches? 5
How many children per bench? 4
If the school closed what would happen?
  • Many children would lose learning opportunities
  • 2 orphans in this school would have no food/no meals
  • People would lose confidence in the teachers and Skills for Living
  • The teacher would be unemployed with nowhere else to turn
The teacher writes:
"It is our vision to change the future of this community. And it is through education we touch the lives of younger ones who will, in the future, change their community through education"
If the school expanded what is the value?
  • Educate more children
  • Orphans in the community have an opportunity for education
  • The future of the community would change
  • More teachers could be employed

Needs for school:
All basic supplies, e.g. pens, paper, pencils, chalk, desks, chalkboard

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